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Daemon
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Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
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i agree
gerry
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Unless your a politician then the people pay for youSick Sick Sick Sick
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Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
coag
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“Sooner or later we all sit down to a banquet of consequences”
-- Robert Louis Stevenson
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Daemon wrote:
Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)


Yeah. What about interest rates in "later" case? Is it affordable?
monamagda
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Context from:AN IDEAL HUSBAND

Act I.

The Octagon Room in Sir Robert Chiltern’s House in Grosvenor Square.


Sir Robert Chiltern. The affair to which you allude was no more than a speculation. The House of Commons had not yet passed the bill; it might have been rejected.

Mrs. Cheveley. It was a swindle, Sir Robert. Let us call things by their proper names. It makes everything simpler. And now I am going to sell you that letter, and the price I ask for it is your public support of the Argentine scheme. You made your own fortune out of one canal. You must help me and my friends to make our fortunes out of another!

Sir Robert Chiltern. It is infamous, what you propose—infamous!

Mrs. Cheveley. Oh, no! This is the game of life as we all have to play it, Sir Robert, sooner or later!

Sir Robert Chiltern. I cannot do what you ask me.

Mrs. Cheveley. You mean you cannot help doing it. You know you are standing on the edge of a precipice. And it is not for you to make terms. It is for you to accept them. Supposing you refuse—

Sir Robert Chiltern. What then?

Mrs. Cheveley. My dear Sir Robert, what then? You are ruined, that is all! Remember to what a point your Puritanism in England has brought you. In old days nobody pretended to be a bit better than his neighbours. In fact, to be a bit better than one’s neighbour was considered excessively vulgar and middle-class. Nowadays, with our modern mania for morality, every one has to pose as a paragon of purity, incorruptibility, and all the other seven deadly virtues—and what is the result? You all go over like ninepins—one after the other. Not a year passes in England without somebody disappearing. Scandals used to lend charm, or at least interest, to a man—now they crush him. And yours is a very nasty scandal. You couldn’t survive it. If it were known that as a young man, secretary to a great and important minister, you sold a Cabinet secret for a large sum of money, and that that was the origin of your wealth and career, you would be hounded out of public life, you would disappear completely. And after all, Sir Robert, why should you sacrifice your entire future rather than deal diplomatically with your enemy? For the moment I am your enemy. I admit it! And I am much stronger than you are. The big battalions are on my side. You have a splendid position, but it is your splendid position that makes you so vulnerable. You can’t defend it! And I am in attack. Of course I have not talked morality to you. You must admit in fairness that I have spared you that. Years ago you did a clever, unscrupulous thing; it turned out a great success. You owe to it your fortune and position. And now you have got to pay for it. Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do. You have to pay now. Before I leave you to-night, you have got to promise me to suppress your report, and to speak in the House in favour of this scheme.

Sir Robert Chiltern.. What you ask is impossible.

Mrs. Cheveley. You must make it possible. You are going to make it possible. Sir Robert, you know what your English newspapers are like. Suppose that when I leave this house I drive down to some newspaper office, and give them this scandal and the proofs of it! Think of their loathsome joy, of the delight they would have in dragging you down, of the mud and mire they would plunge you in. Think of the hypocrite with his greasy smile penning his leading article, and arranging the foulness of the public placard.

Sir Robert Chiltern. Stop! You want me to withdraw the report and to make a short speech stating that I believe there are possibilities in the scheme?

Mrs. Cheveley. [Sitting down on the sofa.] Those are my terms.

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dave argo
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Daemon wrote:
Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)


Sooner or later we have all to pay for all what we do.
One may enjoy some delay, but reckoning sneaks up on you.
Nelson Cerqueira
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Daemon wrote:
Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Boo hoo! Boo hoo! Boo hoo!
ibj_ldn
Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 3:44:59 PM

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I totally agree, but I think some people don't pay as they should...
Makenzy George
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:10:34 PM

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This basically means, when you do something one day, you will sooner or later have to deal with the consequences or the reward. Depends if you did something good Angel or bad Anxious
Makenzy George
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:11:35 PM

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Daemon wrote:
Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Karen Brown
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I completely agree with this quote.
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